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|09-21-2012, 03:14 PM||#1|
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Apple Somehow Manages to Patent a Removable Battery
Apple has just been awarded a patent that will, once again, leave some scratching their heads. The idea is simple: universal batteries. That is - batteries designed to work in multiple devices. This is a bit different than stand-alone batteries, like AA or AAA, in that it's a special product similar to a laptop or phone battery that has the ability to slide into a variety of devices. One moment, a "C" battery could be in your desktop for charging, while the next it could be in your wireless mouse.
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|09-21-2012, 03:35 PM||#2|
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I'm waiting for them to patent air so we all have to pay a licensing fee or die.
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If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside. --Robert X. Cringely, InfoWorld magazine
|09-21-2012, 07:41 PM||#3|
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|09-28-2012, 06:56 AM||#4|
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